Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman’s anti-counterfeiting practice helps clients implement aggressive, multifaceted brand protection strategies. Our attorneys have brought lawsuits against entities and individuals engaged in the distribution and sale of counterfeit goods, resulting in substantial monetary damages for our clients, and in the seizure and destruction of infringing items. We collaborate closely with United States Customs and Border Protection, as well as other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, training officers to identify reproductions of our clients’ products and rapidly investigating vendor arrests and detentions of counterfeit items.

Working with an extensive network of partner firms located around the world, Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman is well positioned to help your business develop proactive strategies and best practices for thwarting counterfeiters.

Customs Enforcement

Our attorneys have extensive experience working with United States Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”). We assist clients in recording and renewing registered trademarks and copyrights with CBP. We also work closely with CBP officers to assist in their identification of counterfeit goods by preparing training materials and conducting demonstrations. We also collaborate with CBP and other law enforcement agencies to support criminal enforcement actions against suspected counterfeiters.